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Tuesday, Nov 19th

New IXP launched in Lubumbashi, DRC

New IXP launched in Lubumbashi, DRC

Internet Society teams up with DRC's ISPA and Facebook to support new initiative aimed at improving access to the internet.

Vodafone deploys macro Parallel Wireless OpenRAN pilot in DRC, Turkey

Vodafone deploys macro Parallel Wireless OpenRAN pilot in DRC, Turkey

Production trials part of a Telecom Infra Project OpenRAN initiative.

Vodacom Congo first to launch 4G connectivity in DRC

Vodacom DRC first to launch 4G connectivity

At this stage, only customers in Kinshasa can access the service.

Helios Towers announces 1,800km new backbone network for DRC

Helios Towers announces 1,800km new backbone network for DRC

Project will connect Equatorial rainforest and Kasaï-Central province, scheduled to be completed in December 2018.

Gilat Satcom signs deal with DRC mobile company.

Gilat Satcom in $7.5m contract to launch satellite service

Gilat Satcom signs multi-million Dollar deal with DRC mobile company to launch new satellite service.

Operators race to roll out 4G in DRC

Operators race to roll out 4G in DRC

Govt looks to technology to 'balance out' local telecoms.

World Bank approves $92mn DRC fibre network.

World Bank approves $92mn DRC fibre network loan

Plan to connect three economic clusters in the Congo as well as regional countries.